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East Harling v North Elmham – Norfolk League 2W

North Elmham travelling once again, this time to East Harling, won the toss again and elected to bowl first in some really bright pleasant conditions. It did not take long for George Bridges to make the first breakthrough when he had Robert Free caught at slip. This brought Robert Dyke who was to prove the anchor of the innings (66) to the crease who kept the score board ticking over with support from Barry Wells (24) and Stuart Hilton (26). The introduction of Ballman into the bowling attack (3-24) ensured that North Elmham picked up a steady stream of wickets towards the back end of the innings as East Harling finally posted 185-9.

During tea the sky clouded over

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North Elmham A v Swanton Morley A. – Norfolk League 4SW

Callum Futters' maiden century in adult cricket

North Elmham skipper Josh Hall won Elmham’s fourth toss of the season and decided to bat first once again with rolling dark clouds overhead. Even though Swanton Morley were reduced to eight players they were great sports however and were keen to get the game on, with Elmham loaning them a fielder for what would otherwise be a very hard day.

The openers for Elmham were Callum Futter and Jack George returning from first team duties. The opening bowlers for Swanton Morley were John Palmer and Peter Butler. Both bowlers found the going tough against an in form Callum Futter who

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Heacham 1st XI v North Elmham 1st XI – Norfolk League 2W

Elmham’s first team are having a much more torrid time, away at Heacham on Saturday, Ben Hunt won the toss and elected to bat first and with hindsight it seemed the wrong decision. The pitch looked hard but had a slight crusty feel to it and so it proved with batting in the early stages proving to be difficult as the occasional variable bounce made batting less of a pleasure than it should be. James White and Olly Hall made steady progress until Hall  received a sticky delivery  and

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North Elmham A v Dereham B – Norfolk League 4SW

On a bitterly cold day the youngsters of North Elmham A played host to an equally young Dereham B side in this Norfolk League encounter.  Skipper Josh Hall won the toss won the toss for North Elmham and elected to bat first on a good looking, well prepared wicket, opening with himself and Justin Barker. Opening bowlers for Dereham B were Alex Johnson and Josh Rowe who both bowled accurate lines and Elmham struggled to get the ball off the square initially. Justin Barker was the first wicket to fall, bowled by a great ball from Josh Rowe. This brought in Phil Bend looking to build on his

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Great Melton 4th v North Elmham A – Norfolk League 4SW

With no first team game at th eweekend it was left to North Elmham’s second team to try and make up for the previous weeks defeats for both teams. On a glorious sunny afternoon at the Newmarket Road ground of Great Melton, North Elmham A skipper Josh Hall won the toss and elected to bat first. The openers Justin Barker (2) and Jack George (9) found the going tough against some excellent tight bowling by the Melton attack, and both had their pads off by the 5th over. Josh Hall was joined in the middle by his brother Olly and the pair looked to start getting the scoreboard

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Castle Rising v NECC

Following one of the wettest periods on record the cricket season finally got under way and North Elmham travelled to Castle Rising for their opening game of the season in Division 2 of the Norfolk League. North Elmham won the toss and elected to bowl first on a typically green early season pitch that had some definite damp patches at the one end although the rest of the ground was looking extremely good. They got off to a great start as Hunt (5-15) picked up three early wickets to reduce the hosts to 3-32 after 13 overs. Slowly Castle Rising looked to rebuild their innings as Taylor (52) and Denton (25) built a steady

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